Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions

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    Taxonomy Code: YJ-8750.1500

    Children and adolescents who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their performance in school and their ability to engage in one or more major life activities.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesDesigned for individuals from birth to age 21 who have a severe chronic illness or physical disability that significantly interferes with normal growth and development.AlbanyCHILDREN WITH SPECIAL CARE NEEDS OR DISABILITIES PROGRAMALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesSAIL lends assistive devices and/or durable medical equipment (including hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, shower benches/chairs, walkers, standing frames, crutches, canes, etc.) based upon individual need for 30 days or more. The center also provides assistance with obtaining needed devices and equipment from other sources, as well as training to use the devices and equipment. In addition, the center provides assessment for adaptive computer hardware and software, and training to use specialized computer programs as needed. SAIL provides assistive devices, durable medical equipment (including adaptive car seats, strollers, gait trainers, standing frames, positioning devices, etc.) and developmental toys and games for children with disabilities on a loan basis. The center also provides training concerning the use of adaptive switches, communication devices, and environmental controls for children.WarrenDURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND ASSISTIVE DEVICESSOUTHERN ADIRONDACK INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesThe Physically Handicapped Children's Program provides financial assistance for hearing and orthodontic services for children through age 21. GreenePHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN'S PROGRAMGREENE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Education ServicesProvides a head start program for preschool age children of low income families, immigrants, and children with disabilities.ClintonHEAD STARTJOINT COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES (JCEO)
    Education ServicesTherapeutic and-or educational services are provided to help children with developmental or diagnosed delays meet their goals within one of the service settings in collaboration with Kids Express, a typical preschool program which meets the New York State learning standards for kindergarten entrance. AlbanyKIDS EXPRESS COMMUNITY BASED PRESCHOOLACHIEVEMENTS
    Education ServicesOffers a school that focuses on the specific needs of children and adolescents with multiple disabilities, autism, brain injuries, developmental disabilities, etc. Also provides summer programs.AlbanyLANGAN SCHOOLCENTER FOR DISABILITY SERVICES
    Education ServicesThe Preschool Special Education Program serves children ages 3 to 5 who are physically, mentally or developmentally disabled, and who are approved by their local school district's Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE). The county contracts with and pays all preschool providers and sits in on the CPSE meetings.SchenectadyPRESCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMSCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Physically Handicapped Children's Program is a diagnostic program offering financial assistance to families who have exceptional medical expenses related to their child's (aged birth to 21) diagnostic needs. Diagnosis for suspected disabilities is cost free. MontgomeryMEDICAL EXPENSE ASSISTANCEMONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Health/Medical Care ServicesThe Physically Handicapped Children's Program is a state grant and county-funded program that provides certain dental/orthodontic services and medical equipment (hearing aids and batteries) based on county residency and families' financial eligibility.HamiltonCHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN'S PROGRAMSHAMILTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICE
    Information/Referral ServicesThe Children with Special Healthcare Needs program is a referral linkage program to provide assistance to families for children birth to 21 years old who have serious, chornic, physical, developmental, behavioral, medical or emotional conditions.SchenectadyCHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDSSCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
    Rehabilitation/Habilitation ServicesTherapeutic and-or educational services are provided to help children with developmental or diagnosed delays meet their goals within one of the service settings. Additionally, a regular preschool program is provided to help children meet the New York State learning standards for kindergarten entrance.AlbanyTODDLER AND ENRICHMENT GROUPSACHIEVEMENTS
    Residential Care ServicesGroup Homes in Troy residential treatment for children and youth experiencing emotional, behavioral, and-or developmental challenges RensselaerGROUP HOMESVANDERHEYDEN HALL
    Support ServicesThe Berne-Knox-Westerlo After-School Program is an after-school program for students with developmental or behavioral problems. AlbanyBERNE-KNOX-WESTERLO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMSAINT CATHERINE'S CENTER FOR CHILDREN
    Support ServicesThe Children with Special Health Care Needs program provides free assistance for children through age 21 in finding medical and related community services. GreeneCHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS PROGRAMGREENE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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